Spacecom announced on January 10, 2017, that AMOS-7 (Asiasat-8) start moving from its current location to 4⁰W and is expected to commence service on March 1st 2017.
AMOS-7 will replace AMOS-2 and will serve many Ukrainian customers as well as other European clients.
As Mediasat wrote, AsiaSat 8 will be co-located with AMOS-3, for a 4 year period. AsiaSat 8 will complement AMOS-3 in offering a full range of communication services. Spacecom has an option to extend the agreement for an additional year of service.